The Chicago Tribune recently reported an obituary of sorts on the death of facts. Here’s a regional spin on that observation.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has decided to allow a controversial chemical to remain in food packaging.
With summer on the horizon, water safety folks discuss ways to stay safe while splashing.
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New research suggests that earlier, warmer spring temperatures that quickly heat Lake Ontario’s nearshore areas spur summer growth of smelly, slimy algae.
Two adventuresome bicyclists plan to circle the Great Lakes beginning Tuesday. They begin the 5,300 mile journey in Duluth, Minn., returning home Aug. 5. after travelling through two countries, eight states and about 20 major cities.
The invasive phragmites isn’t just a nuisance because it takes over areas of native grassland. When it dries, it’s just like a tinderbox.
Every day thousands of pounds of food are wasted at Michigan State University. But campus farms and cafeterias are starting to put the waste to work with worms and digesters.
Should Michigan allow more out-of-state energy companies to enter its energy market?
A new study shows people who commonly witness tornado warnings are slower to protect themselves.
Michigan officials are asking residents to help shoot and kill 13,500 mute swans.
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“I agree with some of your comments. Hunting on one of these farms or any animal in...” Michigan bill would change oversight of deer farms
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